PayPal Consumer Fees

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Last Updated: 29, October 2021

You can find details about changes to our rates and fees and when they will apply on our Policy Updates Page. Changes expected to be published on immediate notice, can also be reviewed on our Policy Updates Page. You can also view these changes by clicking ‘Legal’ at the bottom of any web-page and then selecting ‘Policy Updates’.

Domestic: A transaction occurring when both the sender and receiver are registered with or identified by PayPal as residents of the same markets.

International: A transaction occurring when the sender and receiver are registered with or identified by PayPal as residents of different markets. Certain markets are grouped together when calculating international transaction rates. For a listing of our groupings, please access our Market/Region Grouping Table.

International euro (EUR) or Swedish krona (SEK) transactions where both the sender and the receiver are registered with or identified by PayPal as resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) are treated as domestic transactions for the purpose of applying fees.

Market Code Table: We may refer to two-letter market codes throughout our fee pages. For a complete listing of PayPal market codes, please access our Market Code Table.

Relevant Country/
Territory

Rates published below apply to PayPal accounts of residents of the following market/region:

Market/Region list

Ireland (IE)

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Buying with PayPal

It’s free to use PayPal to pay for a purchase or any other type of commercial transaction unless it involves a currency conversion.

Online or in-store

Rate
No Fee (when no currency conversion is involved)

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Selling with PayPal

When you buy or sell goods or services, make any other commercial type of transaction, send or receive a charity donation or receive a payment when you “request money” using PayPal, we call that a “commercial transaction”.

For the listings of selling rates, please visit our PayPal Merchant Fees Page.

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Sending and receiving money

When you send money (initiated from the “Friends and Family” tab of the “Send Money” flow) to, or receive money into your PayPal account from, friends and family without making an underlying commercial transaction (that is, the payment is not for the purchase of goods or services or for making any other commercial transaction), we call that a “personal transaction”.

The rates relating to personal transactions are set out below.

Sending domestic personal transactions

Rate
No fee (when no currency conversion is involved)

Sending international personal transactions

Market of recipient’s addressRate
Canada, Europe I, Europe II, Northern Europe, & US1.99 EUR
Any other market/region3.99 EUR

Fees charged in different currencies for sending payments: We will collect the fee from balance in the currency in which the fee is payable. To do this, we may need to convert the fee amount from your sending balance into the currency in which the fee is payable, in which case the fees for "Conversions in all other cases" also apply.

Receiving personal transactions

Rate
No fee (when no currency conversion is involved)

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Currency Conversions

Please access the Currency Converter tool below to indicate the applicable rate that may apply to your transaction. Any rates shown are subject to change based on time and date of the completed transaction.

Currency Converter Tool

Converting balance and payments received into another currency

Rate
3.00% above the base exchange rate

Withdrawals Out of PayPal

You can typically withdraw money out of PayPal by standard withdrawals/transfers to your linked bank account or eligible debit cards. A currency conversion ((and currency conversion fees) may also apply.

Note: For additional listings of transfer rates out of business accounts, please visit our PayPal Merchant Fees Page.

Withdrawing a balance from a personal PayPal account

Withdrawal/Transfer toRate
Bank AccountNo Fee (when no currency conversion is involved)

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Other Consumer Fees

Included below are fees associated with events, requests, or actions that may happen when you use your account.

Other Fees

ActivityDescriptionRate
Bank Return on Withdrawal/Transfer out of PayPalThis fee is charged when a withdrawal/transfer out of PayPal is attempted by a user and it fails because incorrect bank account information or delivery information is provided.See Bank Return on Transfer out of PayPal Table below.
Credit Card and Debit Card Confirmation(s)Some users, in order to increase their sending limit or as PayPal may determine, may be charged a credit card and debit card link and confirmation fee. This amount will be refunded when you successfully complete the credit card or debit card verification process.See Credit Card and Debit Card Link and Confirmation Table below.
Records RequestThis fee will apply for requests of information relating to why we had reasonable justification to refuse your payment order. We will not charge you for records requested in connection with your good-faith assertion of an error in your PayPal account.12.00 EUR (per item)

Bank Return on Withdrawal out of PayPal Table

Payment TypeRate
Users registered in the Eurozone3.00 EUR

Credit Card and Debit Card Link and Confirmation Table

CurrencyRate
Australian dollar2.00 AUD
Brazilian real4.00 BRL
Canadian dollar2.45 CAD
Czech koruna50.00 CZK
Danish krone12.50 DKK
Euro1.50 EUR
Hong Kong dollar15.00 HKD
Hungarian forint400.00 HUF
Israeli new shekel8.00 ILS
Japanese yen200.00 JPY
Malaysian ringgitNot Applicable
Mexican peso20.00 MXN
CurrencyRate
New Taiwan dollar70.00 TWD
New Zealand dollar3.00 NZD
Norwegian krone15.00 NOK
Philippine peso100.00 PHP
Polish zloty6.50 PLN
Russian ruble60.00 RUB
Singapore dollar3.00 SGD
Swedish krona15.00 SEK
Swiss franc3.00 CHF
Thai baht70.00 THB
UK pounds sterling1.00 GBP
US dollar1.95 USD

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